Are you ready to join a team that allows you to showcase your profession and embrace your passion? Look no further than the opportunity to become an integral part of our workplace. We take pride in our team members creating long-lasting relationships with pets and their owners. We are a fast-growing, 3-doctor practice that values the voice of our employees. We acknowledge the importance of having work/life balance and offer schedule flexibility, including paid time off benefits.
Our new, state-of-the-art practice is located in the heart of Chesapeake, just minutes from the Virginia Beach Oceanfront and the North Carolina border. We offer preventative care appointments, general surgical procedures (dentals, spays/neuters, mass removals, cystotomys and exploratory laporotomys just to name a few), and radiograph diagnostics.
As a Fear Free certified practice, we put every pet's emotional and mental well-being into account, along with their physical well-being. The right individual will be required to become fear free certified upon employment and be comfortable employing low-stress handling techniques.
Our facility utilized fully electronic medical records. We are well equipped with dental DR, flat panel DR, ultrasound machine, Supera anesthetic machines, Cardell multi parameter monitors, IV fluid pumps, active scavenging system, oxygen cage, and high quality in house laboratory analyzers.
It is Barker Animal Hospital's mission to provide high quality, compassionate veterinary care that is valued by our clients.
Some responsibilites of this position would include:
Determining and offering needed services
Maintain medical records
Maintain equipment and supplies
Completes laboratory testings and diagnostics
Take vital signs and collect samples
Assist during examinations and surgical procedures
Intubates, extubates and recovers surgical patients
Administer medications and/or drugs and vaccines
Prepares sugrical instruments
Educating clients on preventative care recommendations
Some Requirements include:
Have an outgoing, positive attitude
Knowledge of animal behavior
Verbal communication skills
Attention to detail
Completion of a 2-year AVMA accredited veterinary technician program
License to practice as a veterinary technician in the state of Virginia
Additional Salary Information: Benefits of full-time employees include:
401K Retirement Plan with employer match
Paid Time Off
About Barker Animal Hospital
We are a progressive small animal hospital located in the Greenbrier Neighborhood of Chesapeake, Virginia. Our goal: To provide high quality, compassionate veterinary care that is valued by our clients. Our Philosophy: By educating and partnering with our clients, we empower them to seek out and provide their pets the care they need for a happy, healthy life. Our new facility is well equipped with the tools needed to practice high quality veterinary medicine. We are fully computerized with electronic medical records. Our equipment includes dental DR, flat panel DR, LogicQ ultrasound, Supera anesthesia machine, active scavenging system, oxygen cage, safe effective patient warming system, quality full in house laboratory, Avia tonopen, Heska IV pumps, cardell touch multi-parameter vitals monitors and doppler unit.